Are you looking to buy your first home without a lot of money for a down payment? Do you want to refinance with minimal equity in your home? These loan options could be right for you.
At Quicken Loans, we’re all too aware of the intricacies of the mortgage process – it’s what we specialize in, after all. But, if you’re entering the home-buying market for the first time, it can be a bit of a struggle to figure out what you should be doing and at what time. Don’t fret! Just in time for the holidays, we here at the Zing blog would like to give you the gift of preparation. Here’s our list of things you might not consider (but you totally should) before buying your home – broken down into phases of the home-buying process.
If you’re thinking about buying a home, 2015 might be the year to get into the market. If you’re on the fence, here are the top five reasons you shouldn’t wait another year.
Homeownership has declined over the recent years, especially with the younger generations. Many millennials have been simply renting instead of buying. What’s holding them back?
If you’re about to go through the mortgage process for the first time, you probably have some questions. And there are probably some aspects of the buying process that you haven’t even thought to ask questions about. That’s why I’m sharing my experience with you. Here are some things I learned from my very first home-buying experience.
There are valuable tidbits to learn from previous installments of the “Lessons from Real Home Buyers” series. Meet a new homeowner who shares his story and his advice for house hunters.
Disclosing known issues with a property protects the seller from future lawsuits and the buyer from future headaches. Regulations vary by location, but here are some common real estate notification and disclosure rules sellers should consider, and buyers should know to ask about.
So you’re sick of renting and you’re ready to get your first permanent place. Homeownership is a significant part of the American Dream, but no one tells you exactly what to look for in the buying process. Here are some guidelines to get you started.
There are valuable lessons to learn from other home buyers’ experiences. The “Lessons from Real Home Buyers” series gives you insight into what the mortgage experience is really like. Meet a new homeowner who shares her story and her advice for house hunters.
When making a purchase as important as your home, you want to work with someone you can trust, and someone who will advocate for you during the entire process. While there may not be a cut-and-dried system that matches you with your perfect agent, there are some easy ways to narrow your search.